Mira Furlan, the actress from “Staying Alive” and “Babylon 5” died at the age of 65.
The news of her death was confirmed by director Joseph Michael Straczynski on his Twitter account. The exact cause of Furlan’s passing has not yet been named: it is known that she had been ill for a long time. Now the spouse of the actress and their son are accepting condolences from friends and colleagues. On the Web, Furlan’s fans recall her most striking roles: Danielle Russo in “Staying Alive,” Delenn in “Babylon 5.” “Totally heartbroken over Mira’s death. Delenn from ‘Babylon 5’ means so much to me. My heroine forever,” Furlan fans wrote.
Director Joseph Michael Straczynski, who has worked with Furlan for many years, noted that she has rushed and gone into a world that is still closed to him and fans. But he expressed confidence, “Someday we’ll meet again.”